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From the Office of the Governor : press release : statement by Governor Robert Docking

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1967-1975 : Docking)

Date: January 23, 1974

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Misc.: Docking, R

Unit ID: 305998

Biographical sketch: 38th governor of the State of Kansas, 1967-75 (Democrat), only governor to be elected to 4 terms; of Arkansas City.

Abstract: Press release issued by Kansas Governor Robert Blackwell Docking after a number of people -- including the governor's brother, Richard (Dick) Docking -- were indicted by a Shawnee County, Kan., grand jury alleging a conspiracy to funnel money into Robert Docking's 1972 re-election campaign.

Space Required/Quantity: 1 p. : photocopy ; 28 cm.

Title (Main title): From the Office of the Governor : press release : statement by Governor Robert Docking

Titles (Other):

  • Press release : statement by Governor Robert Docking [Portion of title]
  • Statement by Governor Robert Docking [Portion of title]
  • Robert Blackwell Docking misc. collection


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Associated materials:

Most of Kansas Governor Robert Blackwell Docking's Papers, 1966-1975, 300 linear ft., his official gubernatorial records, are at the University of Kansas Libraries (Lawrence), Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection: collection RH MS 167; http://etext.ku.edu/view?docId=ksrlead/ksrl.kc.dockingrobert.xml;route=ksrlead;brand=ksrlead;query=

Other records of his administration are in the state archives holdings of the Kansas Historical Society (Topeka): record group 252, http://www.kshs.org/dart/units/search/creator:Kansas.%20Governor%20%281967


Finding Aid Bibliography:
Ferguson, Lew. "Grand Jury Indictments Implicate Docking Administration in Bribery Allegations," Fort Scott Daily Tribune and Fort Scott Daily Monitor, 23 Jan. 1974, on Google News website: http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1906&dat=19740121&id=fM4fAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_9gEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1555,943520 (accessed 3 Dec. 2013).

Index Terms


    Kansas. Governor (1967-1975 : Docking)
    Shawnee County (Kan.)
    Shawnee County (Kan.)
    Docking, Richard (George Richard), 1931-2003
    Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983
    Elections -- Corrupt practices -- Kansas
    Grand jury -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Indictments -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Press releases -- Kansas

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Additional Information for Researchers

Use and reproduction: Public record

Add'l physical form: Photocopy. [Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, not before 1979].

Holder of originals: Kansas Historical Society (Topeka)